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27 May
Apart from the contentious issue of zoning, there are some crucial red lines limiting the progression of various presidential aspirants.
10 Apr
I love reading the ancient words of wisdom, which you can find bountifully in Ecclesiastes that will tell you the meaning of ‘vanity’ and some things we hold valuable but which in the end will lead to ‘vexation of spirit’.
1 Jun 2019
The Court of Appeal, Lagos Division, yesterday, okayed the request of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for the final forfeiture of N1.4billion, which a firm, Melrose General Services Limited, obtained from the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) through false claims. Melrose is allegedly linked to outgoing Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, whose two aides,…
26 May 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term, which is billed to commence on May 29, 2019 offers him and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) a unique opportunity to right the observed shortcomings in the outgoing 2015 to 2019 dispensation.   The incumbent president and his party came into office in 2015 riding on the lofty ideals…
12 May 2019
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said it was unaware of the sealing of multiple residential properties allegedly purchased by the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, in the Ikoyi area of Lagos State, using state funds when he was governor of Kwara State. Unconfirmed reports, which emerged yesterday, had it that aside sealing…
10 May 2019
Judging from its latest investigation on the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is easily convincing more Nigerians that it is acting on the instruction of some persons in the corridor of power, not to bring down Saraki, but destroy himself and the EFCC and by implication, rubbish the…
10 May 2019
Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has commended both President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Assembly for constituting the governing boards of the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) and the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU). The pro-democracy and non-governmental organisation also tasked the Elias Mbam-led RMAFC to work out an effective template…
14 Apr 2019
Barely 55 days to the end of current National Assembly’s tenure, it has begun desperate moves to avert a constitutional crisis that may befall the 2019 Budget Bill if it is not passed into law. Conscious of the limited time the current National Assembly has to properly consider, process and pass the N8.83tr 2019 Appropriations…
15 Mar 2019
The battle is over. It’s been won and lost. The warriors are home, relishing mutual congratulations – the deafening sound of back slapping and all that. I can see that newspaper proprietors are doing much better than picking the crumbs from the tables of the victories. They are actually laughing, all 32 teeth bared, to…
22 Feb 2019
Akwa Ibom State government has launched Ibom Air airlines, becoming the first State in Nigeria to own a commercial airline. By the multi-million naira worth of investment, the state government aims to facilitate thousands of direct and indirect jobs, as well as enhance connectivity in the region. Currently, two Ibom Air aircraft – CRJ 900…
24 Jan 2019
Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the PDP Presidential Candidate, has promised to bring prosperity to Nigerians if voted into power on Feb. 16. Abubakar, who addressed a campaign rally on Thursday in Kaduna, said that there was no hunger and poverty among Nigerians when the PDP was in power. He alleged that the ruling All Progressives Congress…
12 Jan 2019
Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has promised to end insecurity in Plateau, if elected Nigeria’s President in the Feb. 16 general elections. Atiku said this on Saturday, at the party’s presidential rally organised in Jos, the capital of Plateau State. He promised to unite all warring groups and…


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The Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) has promised to support the country’s Surfing Federation in developing the sport in Nigeria.
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The Vice-Chancellor, First Technical University, Ibadan, Prof Adesola Ajayi, has advised students to focus on developing themselves, work hard and pursue excellence.
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Niger State Government has denied a recent report by the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), listing it among some states that failed to implement the N30,000 national minimum wage, especially for teachers.